Los Angeles to network all 7,500 miles of LED streetlights through wireless and cloud technologies

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Los Angeles has more LED streetlights than any other U.S. city. Massive retrofits in recent years have created some 7,500 centerline miles of energy efficient lighting , all keeping the streets brighter, safer and more pedestrian-friendly. But with this modernized network came a new question: how best to control and maintain the LEDs while monitoring their energy usage and reporting on the savings that the LEDs bring? Now, the city is set to install a system, Philips CityTouch , which will allow L.A. to oversee this huge network of LED street lights remotely using mobile and cloud-based technologies. Read the rest of Los Angeles to network all 7,500 miles of LED streetlights through wireless and cloud technologies Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , city infrastructure green , cloud technologies , LED streetlights , Los Angeles , los angeles bureau of lighting , pedestrian safety , philips citytouch , Smart Cities

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Breathtaking Thorncrown Chapel is one of America’s greatest architectural masterpieces

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